Will humans that are hibernating age?

There is no direct evidence on what effect Torpor will have on aging. This is primarily due to the fact that current uses for Torpor in the medical community are limited to several days or weeks. However, there is evidence from multiple animal studies that show that hibernating animals do live longer than non-hibernating animals. It is physiologically possible that since torpor decreases a crewmember’s metabolism it would cause cells to age and die at a slower rate, slowing the “aging” process.